By Irma Wallace, Infographic Journal 🐴 Can you imagine brushing your teeth with horse hair?! Take a look at just how far the toothbrush has come. The Oral Surgery DC team Attention to dental hygiene dates all the way back to 3500 BCE with the Chew Stick in Egypt and Babylonia. Centuries later, we have […]
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By Megan Garber, The Atlantic Should sharks be our role models for oral hygiene? Learn about the two species with “toothpaste-teeth”! The Oral Surgery DC team Sharks live lives that are, to human sensibilities, mostly unenviable. The creatures are constantly moving. They are hunted by predators far higher than they are on the food chain. […]
By Ask the Dentist 🍫 Who says chocolate isn’t good for you? The antibacterial effects of chocolate can help protect against tooth decay. Sounds too good to be true? The Oral Surgery DC Team. A dentist recommending chocolate? Yes, that’s right, you read correctly. Recent studies emerging from Japan, England, and the U.S. support the […]
By Jason Tetro, Popular Science 🍻 Are beer hops the secret to superior oral health? The Oral Surgery DC team. On St. Patrick’s Day, millions of people worldwide will raise their beer glasses and offer a cheer to the patron saint of Ireland in hopes of better fortunes in the future. While the majority of […]
By Staff writer, Youth Health 🌱 ‘Leave it to beavers’ right? The Oral Surgery Team When it comes to understanding tooth decay, a group of researchers is saying, “Leave it to beavers.” Researchers from Northwestern University have discovered something remarkable about the oral health of beavers, the semi-aquatic rodents that are known for their building […]
By Jason Tetro, Huffpost The question has plagued dental professionals for years. Is chewing gum good or bad for your teeth? The rubbery substance has been used for millennia dating back to the Ancient Egyptians and Mayans. Originally gum was used to keep the mouth busy during times or work, ennui or angst but in […]
By Mark Prigg, Daily Mail Now you definitely have time to brush! Check out this clip on how to clean your mouth in just 10 seconds with this brand new toothbrush technology For those who simply don’t have time to brush their teeth in the morning, help is at hand. The Oral Surgery DC Team A new […]
🌹 Our amazing staff, dressed in red, gave all of our patients at the DC office red roses yesterday! Happy International Women’s Day!
By David Wolf, DavidWolf.com 🍋 Sadly, that refreshing water with citrus fruit in your office can do more harm than you think! Read below for tips on avoiding the acidity and still enjoying the benefits. The Oral Surgery DC Team The health benefits of drinking lemon water are very well documented. In the past, we’ve even recommended you drink […]
By Brandon Richard, DavidWolf.com 🍵 Need ideas on how to help receding gums? These four natural remedies may help: http://buff.ly/2djJRGg